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December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

Posted by Hannah Prager on December 14, 2021 at 12:26 PM

Each year, more than 10,000 people have lost their lives due to impaired driving in the US.  

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Am I an Alcoholic?

Posted by Hannah Prager on November 24, 2021 at 4:12 PM

If you are wondering whether you or a loved one has a substance use disorder, you are not alone, and it is a question worth pondering. About 261 Americans die every day from excessive alcohol use (CDC). 

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Sunrise Meetings at Soberman's Estate

Posted by Janice Story on November 17, 2021 at 12:50 PM

I love doing Sunrise Meetings! They are a great, intentional way to check in with the clients first thing in the morning, and empower them to create their day!

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What Happens When a Public Figure Has an Addiction?

Posted by Hannah Prager on October 26, 2021 at 6:10 PM

Being a public figure, high level executive, licensed professional, physician, entertainer, politician, or any position where your reputation is a major element in your career, can present a barrier to acknowledging addiction and seeking treatment.  

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Depression and Addiction

Posted by Hannah Prager on October 26, 2021 at 12:24 PM

We know celebrities who entertain us, whose lives seem beautiful and glamorous, and suddenly- they are gone. The shocking news of suicide or overdose is publicized, and hearts are broken. 

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Mala Beads and Addiction Recovery

Posted by Hannah Prager on September 17, 2021 at 3:34 PM

I heard mala beads were a popular and powerful tool, not just in general, but specifically for clients at Soberman’s Estate luxury drug and alcohol treatment center. I sat down with Janice Story, Equine and Meditation Coach, to learn more about mala beads, and the impact they have on the healing and wellbeing of individuals.  

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Mindfulness = Boredom + Curiosity

Posted by Andra Prager on September 17, 2021 at 3:26 PM

Cool Boredom 

Discussing mindfulness is like discussing love, or goodwill; they are intangibles with many different ideas and thoughts surrounding them. Although mindfulness has a definition, it is complex with many layers. One aspect of mindfulness that I found fascinating was its relationship to boredom. In Chogyam Trungpa's book Mindfulness in Action, he has a chapter called Cool Boredom. In it, he states, “Your thought patterns, subconscious gossip, and all of your mind’s chatter become much less interesting. In fact, you begin to find them all very boring.” He goes on to describe hot and cool boredom: 

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Accelerated Resolution Therapy

Posted by Jerry Ehmann, LPC, LISAC, NCC on August 24, 2021 at 11:33 PM

What is A.R.T.?  

Accelerated Resolution Therapy is an evidence-based treatment method recognized by SAMHSA, the VA, and the Department of Defense to treat a variety of mental health issues, especially trauma and post-traumatic stress. It uses a combination of techniques to rewire the way in which the brain stores distressing memories, so they no longer trigger strong physical and emotional reactions. 

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Suicide Prevention

Posted by Sandi Starr on August 24, 2021 at 11:26 PM

As a woman of 60 years, I have personally lost my mom, sister, and brother to suicide. This is what motivated me to write an article for World Suicide Prevention Day. Here I share with you information and resources you may need if you ever find yourself in this type of situation. 

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Overdose Awareness

Posted by Hannah Prager on July 30, 2021 at 2:16 PM

August 31st is National Overdose Awareness Day. Did you know over 70,000 individuals passed away due to a drug overdose in 2019? Soberman’s Estate founder, Mitch Prager, opened Soberman’s Estate in honor of his brother Jeff Prager, and his best friend Jerry Josen. Jeff passed away of an overdose in 2010.  

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